Kylie Jenner tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid Celebrity List

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22-year old media personality Kylie Jenner topped the 2020 World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities List by Forbes released on 5th June 2020.

With a net earning of $590 million, Jenner topped the list, thanks to a lucrative deal in which she sold 51 per cent of her cosmetics business, Kylie Cosmetics, to Coty in January this year. She was followed by rapper Kanye West, who earned $170 million, primarily due to his Yeezy sneakers deal with Adidas. Tennis legend from Switzerland Roger Federer, with net earnings of $106.3 million rounded off the first three spots on the list.

Soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo was fourth on the list with earnings of $105 million. He also became the first team player to earn a whopping $1 billion in his career. He was followed by rival Lionel Messi, who earned $104 million.

Tyler Perry, Neymar, Howard Stern, LeBron James, and Dwayne Johnson wrapped up places from six to ten on the list.

Quite a few musicians and singers were on the list, which included Elton John on number 14, Ariana Grande on 17, and Jonas Brothers on 20. Ed Sheeran, with earnings of $64 million and Taylor Swift, with earnings of $63.5 million, were on 23rd and 25th position respectively. Teenage singing sensation Billie Eilish was on 43rd spot with net earnings of $53 million.

According to Forbes, the highest-paid celebrities earned a total of $6.1 billion this year. This is a $200 million drop from last year and the first decline since 2016.

Here is a list of the top 20 celebrities on the list:

Rank Name of Celebrity Net Earnings
1. Kylie Jenner $590 million
2. Kanye West $170 million
3. Roger Federer $105.3 million
4. Cristiano Ronaldo $105 million
5. Lionel Messi $104 million
6. Tyler Perry $97 million
7. Neymar $95.5 million
8. Howard Stern $90 million
9. LeBron James $88.2 million
10. Dwayne Johnson $87.5 million
11. Rush Limbaugh $85 million
12. Ellen DeGeneres $84 million
13. Bill Simmons $82.5 million
14. Elton John $81 million
15. James Patterson $80 million
16. Stephen Curry $74.4 million
17. Ariana Grande $72 million
18. Ryan Reynolds $71.5 million
19. Gordon Ramsay $70 million
20. Jonas Brothers $68.5 million

Read the entire list here.

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